The Nets' slow start combined with the loss of Nenad Krstic has given the lowly Knicks optimism that they can win the Atlantic Division. Coming off a 3-1 week that included two walk-off wins at the Garden, the Knicks see the small gap between them and their New Jersey rivals easy to overcome. The Knicks are now a half-game behind the Nets and a game behind the division-leading Raptors. Steve Kerr does not disagree.
Krstic Loss Gives Knicks Hope in Atlantic